1 Alexis Shaffer
1 Alexis Shaffer
Height: 6-2
Year: Junior
Hometown: Fayetteville, Ga.
High School: Starr's Mill
Position: Middle Blocker

Sophomore Year (2009)

Played in all 30 of Furman’s matches and 118 of Furman’s 119 games...named to the All-Southern Conference second team...ranked sixth in the league and second on the team with a .302 hitting percentage...was third on the team with 287 kills...ranked second for the Paladins with 86 blocks and 69 block assists...recorded a career-high 20 kills and nine blocks in Furman’s 3-2 win over the College of Charleston on November 14...hit .560 with 17 kills at Mercer on September 4, the highest hitting percentage by any Paladin with more than 12 kills in a match during 2009...posted double digit kills in 12 matches...had a career-high five digs at Davidson on October 31.

 

Freshman Year (2008) 

Started all 35 of Furman’s matches and played in all 132 of the Paladins’ games...ranked second on the team with 106 blocks and 84 block assists...was third on the team with a .242 hitting percentage and 22 block solos...hit .556 with a season-high 12 kills at The Citadel on November 1...recorded a season-high six blocks at UNC Greensboro on October 3 and versus Western Carolina on October 8...posted double-digit kills in four matches.

 

High School

Led her Starr’s Mill team to two AAAA State runner-up finishes as a junior and senior...led team to Region Championships as a junior and senior...set a school record for attack percentage in 2007 with a .527 mark...led team in blocks and kills as a junior and senior...named to the Georgia Senior All-Star Team and All-Area Team...earned Most Valuable Offensive Player award as a senior...played club ball for Tsunami, where she helped her 18-1 team to a championship at the Big South National Qualifier in 2008...also a four-year letter winner in basketball...served as captain of the basketball team as a junior and senior...member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, and National French Honor Society.

 

Personal

Susan Alexis Shaffer was born on March 19, 1990 in Atlanta, Ga....daughter of Larry and Sue Shaffer...father played collegiate football at St. Lawrence University, uncle Greg played football at the US Coast Guard Academy and uncle Jeff played football at Presbyterian College...undecided on major.